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Will China look to U.N. agencies to restore damaged reputation?

It's clear that China treats the World Health Organization (WHO) as its own tool for "managing" whatever crisis situation arises. Is the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) destined to join China's foreign policy tool belt?

Ian Fleming

The foreign correspondent who inspired Ian Fleming and John le Carre

Later this year Casemate will publish Edward Abel Smith's "Ian Fleming's Inspiration: The Truth Behind the Books." "James Bond is possibly the most well-known fictional character in history," Casemate Publishing notes. "What most people don't know is that almost all of the characters, plots and gadgets come from the real-life experiences of Bond's creator -- Commander Ian Fleming.

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Left uses COVID-19 fear and hysteria to cripple economy

Socialists/progressives are using fear and hysteria of COVID-19 as weapons to paralyze many Americans and to stall revitalization of the U.S. economy, which resulted from the successful Tax Reform and Jobs Act of 2017.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a caucus night event in Las Vegas, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/John Locher) **FILE**

Science-denying Joe Biden

Never mind that it is Mr. Biden who denies the genetic fact that human life begins at conception. Never mind that it is Mr. Biden who denies the biological reality of what it means to be a male and female.

Illustration on the need for new national infrastructure for bicycles by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The bicycles are coming. Will cities be ready?

If there's one thing we can certainly expect on how COVID-19 will affect cities, it's that there will be a lot of bicycles on the other side of this crisis, and most cities aren't ready.

Why Joe Biden must never be president

Science tells us that an unborn child is a human being. That was my response to former Vice President Joe Biden's tweet earlier this week that said, "we need a president who believes in science." So, is Mr. Biden a denier?

A barber shop remains closed because of the coronavirus outbreak Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Seattle. Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced $10 million in grants to small businesses in industries particularly hard-hit by the COVID-19 outbreak. They include restaurants, hair salons, fitness studios and theaters. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

COVID-19 is just the beginning

- The Washington Times

A memo from the Pentagon that was just leaked warns that Department of Defense officials have been quietly working on the assumption that COVID-19 could be a factor on America's economy and political fronts until, get this, well into 2021. Yawn. No kidding. You don't say.

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo cargo cranes are used to take containers off of a Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation boat at the Port of Tacoma in Tacoma, Wash. China has suspended punitive tariffs on more U.S. goods including radar equipment for aviation amid pressure from President Donald Trump to buy more imports as part of a truce in their trade war. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

What's the value of tariffs during a recession?

The U.S. unemployment rate is now more than 14%. Monthly retail sales are down double digits. Manufacturing demand has been weakening since the beginning of the year.

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